Confirmed: Liverpool and Crystal Palace line-ups

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Here is how Liverpool and Crystal Palace will line up for this afternoon’s clash:

Liverpool welcome Crystal Palace to Anfield for today’s late kick-off, with Steven Gerrard the centre of attention as he makes his final home appearance in a Reds shirt.

Liverpool do still have a very slim chance of making it into the top four but in truth the prospect of Champions League qualification is little more than a pipe-dream at this stage of the campaign.

Liverpool are currently fifth in the table, six points behind Manchester United and with an inferior goal-difference.

As for Palace, they are 12th in the Premier League having won 42 points from their 36 matches to date.

Eagles manager Alan Pardew has done a fine job since taking charge and he will want to rain on Gerrard’s parade; but on such an occasion, what chance the former England international netting a glorious winner?

It is certainly possible, with a celebratory feel tinged with sadness sure to be in the air at Anfield.

Liverpool lineup


  • Simon Mignolet
  • Dejan Lovren
  • Alberto Moreno
  • Martin Skrtel
  • Emre Can
  • Philippe Coutinho
  • Steven Gerrard
  • Jordan Henderson
  • Jordon Ibe
  • Adam Lallana
  • Raheem Sterling

Substitutes: Danny Ward, Glen Johnson, Kolo Touré, Joe Allen, Lucas Leiva, Rickie Lambert, Jerome Sinclair.

C. Palace lineup


  • Wayne Hennessey
  • Scott Dann
  • Martin Kelly
  • Pape Souaré
  • Joel Ward
  • Yannick Bolasie
  • Joe Ledley
  • Lee Chung-yong
  • James McArthur
  • Jason Puncheon
  • Marouane Chamakh

Substitutes: Julian Speroni, Damien Delaney, Mile Jedinak, Jordon Mutch, Wilfried Zaha, Fraizer Campbell, Glenn Murray.

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